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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Ditch dug as a fortification and usually filled with water.

Usage examples (32)
  • The site of the manor house is surrounded by a narrow moat which is fed by water from the New River.
  • Outside the moat is a fine walk, with a view of the sea.
  • But tough competition and low switching costs prevent it from building a long-term moat, and thus prevent it from being a
  • The removal of water from the moat was a big mistake. for more
Tutoring comment
  • At the touch of "mote" (a speck of dust) the reflection of the "motte" (grouped of prairie trees) on the surface of the "moat" (deep ditch often filled with water) was lost.
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